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Blackman-Leoni Department of Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: November 30, 2023

The Blackman-Leoni Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications to fill immediate vacancies for the position of Public Safety Officer for the Charter Township of Blackman and the Township of Leoni in Jackson County (83 Square Miles).

A candidate must have the abilities to perform all the duties of a Public Safety Officer, which includes that of a Police Officer, Firefighter, and a minimum of Medical First Responder. All applicants must satisfactorily pass oral interviews, a physical exam with drug test, a psychological exam, and a thorough background investigation in order to be considered for employment. The starting salary for Public Safety Officer I’s is $59,853 with a top pay of $82,747, plus a competitive benefit package, including a defined benefit pension plan. 

  • 25 and Out MERS Pension
  • 2.5% Multiplier
  • Retiree & Spousal Healthcare
  • Purchase Service Credit
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Cleaning Allowance
  • Comp Time Cash-Out
  • Relaxed Time off/Trade Time Policy
  • Relaxed Tattoo Policy
  • Detective Bureau
  • School Resource Officer 
  • Traffic Unit
  • K-9 Units
  • Marine Patrol
  • Evidence Technician
  • Marijuana Enforcement Unit
  • Violent Crimes Unit
  • Accident Investigator
  • Fire Investigator
  • Education Allowance
  • Longevity Pay 
  • Unused Sick Cash-Out

Applicants must be licensed or licensable as a Police Officer in the State of Michigan or Fire Fighter I and II certified.  Successful applicants must be willing to cross-train in the discipline(s) they don’t currently have certification in.

To apply, please send a cover sheet and resume to the Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety.

A cover sheet and resume are to be sent to:

Blackman-Leoni Township
Department of Public Safety
Attention: Deputy Director McIntosh
1996 West Parnall Road
Jackson, Michigan 49201

OPENING DATE: 5/12/2023
CLOSING DATE: 11/30/2023